Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 89088 [2016-29501]

Download as PDF 89088 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 237 / Friday, December 9, 2016 / Notices the Command Judge Advocate (see ADDRESSES). Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–29514 Filed 12–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy Board, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place. DATES: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, from 9:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal Officer, (703) 681–0577 (Voice), (703) 681–0002 (Facsimile), Email: Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most upto-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the RFPB’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Designated Federal Officer and the Department of Defense, the Reserve Forces Policy Board was unable to provide public notification of its meeting of December 14, 2016, as required by 41 CFR 102–3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement. This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components. Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. The portion of the meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. will be closed to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Military Personnel Policy, who will provide an update on the Department of Defense’s Duty Status Reform efforts. The portion of the meeting from 10:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. will be open to the public and will consist of the following: A briefing by LTG (Ret) David Barno and Dr. Nora Bensahel on their published Atlantic Council: ‘‘Future of the Army’’ Report in which they independently analyzed, and in their positions as Distinguished Scholars in Residence at the School of International Service at American University, gave five major recommendations for the Army to be ready for the challenges of the next few years, most of which involve getting more capacity out of the currently planned force; the West Virginia National Guard discussing their recent West Virginia domestic operations involving the National Guard; and a ‘‘Think Tank’’ Panel with participants from the Brookings Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as well as the President and CEO of Dumbarton Strategies, who will discuss their individual recommended priorities for the next Administration and the anticipated implications those priorities may have on Active/Reserve Component force structure, readiness, and utilization. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(a)(1) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and subject to the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 10:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Seating is on a firstcome, first-served basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to make arrangements for a Pentagon escort, if necessary. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon Metro Entrance with sufficient time to complete security screening no later than 10:15 a.m. on December 14. To complete the security screening, please be prepared to present two forms of identification. One must be a picture identification card. In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the DoD has determined that the portion of this PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting scheduled to occur from 9:55 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), in coordination with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that this portion of the meeting will be closed to the public because the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Personnel Policy’s presentation will disclose information the premature disclosure of which is likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action as covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B). Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written statements to the RFPB about its approved agenda or at any time on the RFPB’s mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB’s Designated Federal Officer at the address, email, or facsimile number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submitted written statements and provide copies to all the RFPB members before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the RFPB’s Web site. Dated: December 6, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–29501 Filed 12–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of GovernmentOwned Inventions; Available for Licensing Department of the Navy; DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 237 (Friday, December 9, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 89088]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-29501]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy 
Board, Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.

DATES: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, from 9:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal 
Officer, (703) 681-0577 (Voice), (703) 681-0002 (Facsimile), Email: 
Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces 
Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. 
Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most up-to-date changes to the 
meeting agenda can be found on the RFPB's Web site.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of 
the Designated Federal Officer and the Department of Defense, the 
Reserve Forces Policy Board was unable to provide public notification 
of its meeting of December 14, 2016, as required by 41 CFR 102-
3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for 
the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 
15-calendar day notification requirement.
    This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as 
amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as 
amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, 
review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and 
practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, 
and effectiveness of the Reserve Components.
    Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. 
The portion of the meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. will be closed 
to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from the Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Military Personnel Policy, who will provide an 
update on the Department of Defense's Duty Status Reform efforts. The 
portion of the meeting from 10:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. will be open to the 
public and will consist of the following: A briefing by LTG (Ret) David 
Barno and Dr. Nora Bensahel on their published Atlantic Council: 
``Future of the Army'' Report in which they independently analyzed, and 
in their positions as Distinguished Scholars in Residence at the School 
of International Service at American University, gave five major 
recommendations for the Army to be ready for the challenges of the next 
few years, most of which involve getting more capacity out of the 
currently planned force; the West Virginia National Guard discussing 
their recent West Virginia domestic operations involving the National 
Guard; and a ``Think Tank'' Panel with participants from the Brookings 
Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as 
well as the President and CEO of Dumbarton Strategies, who will discuss 
their individual recommended priorities for the next Administration and 
the anticipated implications those priorities may have on Active/
Reserve Component force structure, readiness, and utilization.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(a)(1) of the FACA and 
41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of 
space, the meeting is open to the public from 10:55 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. 
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. All members of the 
public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex 
Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on 
Tuesday, December 13, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section to make arrangements for a Pentagon escort, if necessary. 
Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon Metro 
Entrance with sufficient time to complete security screening no later 
than 10:15 a.m. on December 14. To complete the security screening, 
please be prepared to present two forms of identification. One must be 
a picture identification card. In accordance with section 10(d) of the 
FACA, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the DoD has determined that 
the portion of this meeting scheduled to occur from 9:55 a.m. to 10:45 
a.m. will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of 
Defense (Personnel and Readiness), in coordination with the DoD FACA 
Attorney, has determined in writing that this portion of the meeting 
will be closed to the public because the Deputy Assistant Secretary of 
Defense for Military Personnel Policy's presentation will disclose 
information the premature disclosure of which is likely to 
significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action as 
covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B).
    Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 
and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written 
statements to the RFPB about its approved agenda or at any time on the 
RFPB's mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB's 
Designated Federal Officer at the address, email, or facsimile number 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements 
pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, 
then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business 
days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received 
after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until 
its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely 
submitted written statements and provide copies to all the RFPB members 
before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that 
since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all submitted 
comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents 
and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not 
limited to, being posted on the RFPB's Web site.

    Dated: December 6, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-29501 Filed 12-8-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 5001-06-P